The Cost of Racism

By The News Feb 24, 2009

Wal-Mart Settles in Race Bias Suit The superstore agreed to pay $17.5 million dollars to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the company of discriminating against hiring and recruiting Black truck drivers. CNN. American Indians Lose Land to Local Governments A Supreme Court ruling gives local governments authority to build on Indian lands. Associated Press. Prison Release Difficult for HIV+ Inmates Researchers found that lack of health insurance and access to HIV-fighting drugs are serious challenges to newly released prisoners living with HIV. Reuters. Immigration Case Dismissed A Los Angeles immigration judge found that ICE agents violated procedures after they arrested and detained a man without any evidence that he was undocumented. Los Angeles Times.